Fairbourne beach is on the opposite side of the Mawddach Estuary to Barmouth, the beach is a 5 km stretch of sand that is backed by a large embankment of pebbles. At the north end of the beach you have the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs.
Popular windsurfing and kitesurfing location due to plenty of space on this large beach.
Facilities include parking, toilets, shops and food options.
Visit Fairbourne Beach
Beach Water Quality
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 16.8℃ to 19℃ with wind speed 2 m/sec (E)
Expect a temp in the range 15.6℃ to 16.1℃ with wind speed 1.8 m/sec (SE)
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 15.9℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 14.6℃ to 16℃ with wind speed 4 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.8℃ with wind speed 4.5 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 17.6℃ to 18.3℃ with wind speed 6.7 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 15.7℃ to 17.2℃ with wind speed 3.5 m/sec (WSW)
Barmouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Fairbourne Beach Tide Times
Tide times are available at around 600 locations and the closest location to Fairbourne Beach is at Barmouth 2.20 km (1.37 miles) away. Tides are displayed beneath for up to 7 days and we list both high and low water times along with the height.
Low Tide at 07:47 (Height 0.98m)
High Tide at 12:41 (Height 4.47m)
Low Tide at 19:57 (Height 1.23m)
High Tide at 01:02 (Height 4.64m)
Low Tide at 08:21 (Height 1.31m)
High Tide at 13:22 (Height 4.15m)
Low Tide at 20:35 (Height 1.57m)
High Tide at 01:46 (Height 4.21m)
Low Tide at 08:58 (Height 1.66m)
High Tide at 14:09 (Height 3.81m)
Low Tide at 21:22 (Height 1.91m)
High Tide at 02:37 (Height 3.77m)
Low Tide at 09:51 (Height 1.97m)
High Tide at 15:06 (Height 3.51m)
Low Tide at 22:57 (Height 2.12m)
High Tide at 03:45 (Height 3.43m)
Low Tide at 11:38 (Height 2.10m)
High Tide at 16:26 (Height 3.38m)
Low Tide at 00:28 (Height 2.04m)
High Tide at 05:21 (Height 3.34m)
Low Tide at 12:45 (Height 2.00m)
High Tide at 18:04 (Height 3.53m)
Low Tide at 01:24 (Height 1.82m)
High Tide at 06:41 (Height 3.54m)
Low Tide at 13:32 (Height 1.82m)
High Tide at 19:04 (Height 3.85m)
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